COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) – Missouri freshman Dorial Green-Beckham says the transition to college is getting easier every day and he is ready for the season to start.

The 6-6, 220-pound wide receiver from Springfield arrived at Missouri with lofty expectations after being one of the top recruits in the nation. He says he feels no pressure being possibly the most sought after recruit to ever choose Missouri.

Coach Gary Pinkel says first-year players start at the bottom of the depth chart and will only play if they demonstrate that they can help the team. On Missouri’s current depth chart, Green-Beckham isn’t even listed.

Four days into fall camp, offensive coordinator Dave Yost said the receiver’s humbleness has helped him fit in with teammates, learn the
playbook and earn playing time.

Sunday was the only time during the preseason Green-Beckham will be available to speak with the media.

Missouri opens its first season in the Southeastern Conference against Southeastern Louisiana on Sept. 1.

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